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Organ Pipe Cactus

Image of the Day 1/18/2016

( Lemaireocereus thurberi, Stenocereus thurberi )

Available individually or as part of XfrogPlants USA Southwest.

The Organ Pipe Cactus is a large cactus forming a cluster of stems up to 6 m. tall. Several similar species exist in the native regions. Blooming is June through July. The fruit is edible and harvested by native areas people. The fruits can be stewed into jam or candied.

Origin: Southwest of USA, Northern Mexico
Environment: arid areas
Climate: hot, warm

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